Pakistan: Terror attacks spike in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region, 8 security personnel die
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Cross-border attack, ambush and bomb explosion left eight Pakistani security personnel dead in the past two days in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region which is witnessing a spike in terror attack cases, media reports said.
Terrorists from inside Afghanistan attempted to cross the fence along the Pak-Afghan border in Kurram tribal district between the night of Tuesday and Wednesday when troops in a prompt response engaged them and thwarted their attempt, according to the military’s media wing, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), as quoted by Dawn News.
As per ISPR, Lance Naik Asad Ali, 24, resident of Kurram, and Sepoy Asif, 21, resident of Lakki Marwat, died during exchange of firing.
Four police constables were martyred when terrorists ambushed a patrolling party on a busy road linking Lakki Marwat with Mianwali on Tuesday night, reports Dawn News.